Peshawar Zalmi faced 2nd defeat against Multan

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 | 0

Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi both teams are regarded as the favourite in the ongoing season of Pakistan Super League where Multan Sultan is the newbie franchise team and Peshawar Zalmi is the founding member of PSL. They are also the defending champion of the tournament. But as the newborn team Multan Sultans has impressed the audiences. They are in great form and still holding the top position on the point table where almost half season of PSL has passed quite successfully. They started the tournament by playing the inaugural match where they beat Peshawar Zalmi. Now, in the 16th match of the tournament, Multan Sultans once again beat the same team. So, Peshawar Zalmi faced 2nd defeat against Multan in the season of Pakistan Super League.

Peshawar Zalmi faced 2nd defeat against Multan

Multan Sultans is a franchise team which has played already six matches in the season and managed four victories among them. So, they are holding the top position on the point table. Their opponent Peshawar Zalmi played same number of matches but won three times so far. And so, they are in 3rd position. The last match which was hosted in 6th March, 2018 between Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans was the 16th match of the tournament. In the match, Zalmi won the toss and decided to bowl first. It was a day match and staged at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Multan Sultans did able to present a handsome total which was 183 runs in front of Peshawar Zalmi. They lost six wickets and did the score. Sohaib Maqsood scored highest 85 runs unbeaten in 42 balls. He just played tremendously and led the team ahead. Liam Dowson took 1 wicket for Zalmi in the match and he was the economy bowler in the match for his team.

Later, Peshawar Zalmi came to chase the score but it was too big for the defending champion and their player failed to play under pressure. Though, they managed to play full 20 overs and lost eight wickets but they finished their innings scoring 164 runs so far. Mohammad Hafeez scored 56 runs highest for the team Zalmi. On the other side, Sohail Tanvir took three wickets for Sultans in the match.

As a result, Peshawar Zalmi was lost by 19 runs. So, Multan Sultans got their 4th victory in the season of PSL. Sohaib Maqsood received the player of the match award due to his destructive innings.

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